Level 2 Leae Faka-Tonga
In this course, students are expected to develop an understanding of and be able to produce more complex and formal Tongan language. Students can communicate information, ideas and opinions through different text types. They should be able to express and respond to personal ideas and opinions, as well as understanding the ways in which Tongan language is organised for different purposes. The skills of Reading, speaking, listening, writing, and conversing, in Tongan will all be emphasized. There is a total of 5 standards offered, 3 as Internally assessed standards and 2 as externally assessed Standards.
In Semester one the emphasis is on producing a spoken presentation and the writing of two different text types in a structured way using their knowledge of Tongan. Students can communicate information, ideas and opinions through their spoken and written texts. They are also expected to express and respond to personal ideas and opinions.
In Semester two, the emphasis is on Interaction and preparation for the external examinations. The Interaction standard is a portfolio and students will submit two interactions on two different topics. Students will use spoken Tongan language to communicate information, and justify ideas and opinions in different situations. Interaction strategies must be used to sustain interaction. Skills of Reading, listening, making notes from listening texts, and writing winning answers will be emphasized.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
1 Exercise book
1 Tongan - English Dictionary
blue, black, red pens and pencils
Recommended Prior Learning
Completion of Yr 9, 10 or L1 Tongan or have some prior knowledge of spoken and written Tongan
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
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